Busy Week for the Broncos

May 01, 2012 - 07:14 CST

The next two days will be quite busy for the WHL and the Broncos as the 2012 WHL Awards will be held tomorrow in Calgary, followed by the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft on Thursday.

Taylor Vause is the Eastern Conference finalist for the Doug Wickenheiser Memorial Trophy - WHL's Humanitarian of the Year award.  Devoting numerous hours to the community of Swift Current and surrounding area, Taylor has been a huge role model both on and off the ice for the Broncos.  He is up against the Western Conference finalist, Vancouver Giant's Brendan Gallagher.  Kyle Moir was the last Bronco to win the WHL's Humanitarian of the Year award in 2007. 

The following day will mark the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft with the Broncos picking 5th overall.  Take a look at first round picks for the Broncos in years prior here.

YEAR OVERALL PICK NAME POSITION HOMETOWN
2011 2nd Brycen Martin Defence Calgary, AB
2011 13th Zack Gonek Defence Sturgeon County, AB
2010 11th Dillon Heatherington Defence Calgary, AB
2009 15th Evan Richardson Forward Nanaimo, BC
2008 12th Reece Scarlett Defence Sherwood Park, AB
2007 9th Christian Magnus Forward Saskatoon, SK
2006 6th Cody Eakin Forward Winnipeg, MB
2005 2nd Geordie Wudrick Forward Abbotsford, BC
2004 12th Paul Postma Defence Red Deer, AB
2003 16th Kyle Bortis Forward Saskatoon, SK
2002 14th Ryan Sawka Forward Emerald Park, SK
2002 18th Billy Smith Forward Sterling, AK
2001 17th David Schulz Defence Winkler, MB
2000 16th Torrie Wheat Forward Nanaimo, BC
1999 11th Scott Scherger Defence Macklin, SK
1998 16th Duncan Milroy Forward Edmonton, AB
1997 15th Nathan Smith Forward Edmonton, AB
1996 13th Chris Purcell   Vanscoy, SK
1995 8th Brett Allan Forward Bentley, AB
1994  -       -      --              --
1993  -  -      --            --
1992 8th Brad Larsen Forward Vernon, BC
1991 12th Chris Low Forward Foxwarren, MB
1990 7th R. Schneider   Wolsley, SK

For more information ont the 2012 WHL Awards and Bantam Draft, click HERE.